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Why Do We Say Subhan Allah?

Why Do We Say Subhan Allah?

When we say subhan Allah (Glory be to Allah), we are glorifying Allah above any imperfection or deficiency. It is a declaration of His transcendence. One of Allah’s names is al-Subbuh. This can be translated as “the Most Glorified”. Allah is the One who possesses all glory...

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8 Different Types of the Heart

8 Different Types of the Heart

Just as the remembrance of God brings tranquility and peace to a heart, when a heart is devoid of remembrance of God - believing in Him, thinking of Him often and with love, brimming with thankfulness towards Him for the innumerable blessings that He has provided...

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Worship: The Essence of True Humility

Worship: The Essence of True Humility

Humility comes from knowing about God and recognizing His greatness, venerating Him, loving Him and being in awe of Him; and it comes from knowing about oneself and one’s own faults, and weaknesses. God gives this characteristic to those who struggle to become close to Him through deeds of piety and righteousness.

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The Life-Changing Power of Prayer

The Life-Changing Power of Prayer

Prayer gave me my first motivation to learn to read Arabic, and to start memorizing Quran--plus daily opportunities to review what I had already memorized. That eventually led me to study Arabic more deeply when the opportunities arose...

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The Verse of the Throne – How Great it is!

The Verse of the Throne – How Great it is!

This is a declaration of Allah’s greatness, not to mention of the Throne itself the vastness of which more than rivals the Earth and all of the heavens put together. Moreover, the preservation of the heavens and the Earth and everything else within Allah’s creation is for Allah an effortless matter.

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How Do We Communicate With God?

How Do We Communicate With God?

We can pretend with other people, we can fool everyone else, we can say nice things and appear to be such a good person. Allah knows everything about us. And even though He knows everything about us, He still wants to talk to us and listen; He still wants what is best for us. We don't need to wear any masks...

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